Jump to content

Recommended Posts

Hi everyone,

My name is Marijn, pronounced as in lemon-meringue, hence the nickname. I am learning BSL level 1 through an online provider, hope to find some opportunity to practice. I was diagnosed with hearing loss and wear CIC's (that is if they aren't out for repairs¬†ūüė©) and as my hearing loss is progressive, I may well need SSE/BSL as a communication tool in the future. I work in health care, and although I can mostly get a BSL interpreter for D/deaf clients, it would be useful to have BSL skills, because one cannot rely on the availability of interpreters 24/7 and for every little thing. Furthermore, I love learning new skills, stops the brain from going mushy, but I'm not an academic learner, so learning BSL suits me very well, really enjoying it so far!


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • Latest Posts

    • I live in Chester, the location. Does anyone know if there is a sign for the city's name?
    • Hi! My name is Julia, and I live in London. I'm learning sign language because I love learning languages, and I also think that the more people that know sign language, the better! I am looking forward to being able to communicate and connect with more people. I've recorded this video and realised I forgot to do the lip pattern, so that's something I should definitely¬†work on!¬† ¬†
    • Hi¬† My name is Natalie and I am learning British Sign Language.
    • Same I'm doing it for 3 months ¬†
    • Hi my name is Katie. I live in Staffordshire¬†in England. I am 27 years old. I am a children‚Äôs safeguarding social worker. I wanted to learn sign language as I have aways been interested in the language, I always am so impressed¬†when I see others use it. I also want to be able to use it with parents and children in my work¬†
    • I am a teacher that has decided to practice sign language with a group of students that do not wish to learn Spanish. I signed up to the BSL course so that I can give them basic lessons in communication in another language. The aim is too introduce them to a wider world and to get them to be more inclusive. I also get to learn a new language in the process. There is the added benefit that the¬†children will be able to talk as much as they like in class without making a sound.
    • Hello all, hope you're doing well!¬† I've always wanted to learn sign language, not just because I love learning new languages and as a visual / kinaesthetic learner I find the process of learning signs very enjoyable, but also because I want to be able to ensure that I can communicate with people who don't wish to / cannot speak with their voice. Everyone has a right to feel comfortable in conversation, and to be able to communicate with anyone they wish to, so I hope to contribute towards making that a reality. Hopes for the future aside, I am 16 (nearly 17) years old, and a student.¬† Wishing you all luck on your signing journeys!¬†¬† ¬†
    • Hello, I am Becci. I am 34 years old and am learning BSL as a way to help communicate with my daughter who has noonan syndrome. My daughter is hearing but her speech can be difficult to understand. She is only 7 years old but uses makaton which I have been using with her since she was a toddler. I am also looking into BSL as a potential career option or even just something to have on my cv.
  • Fingerspelling Scoreboard

    (top 10 - past 24hrs)

  • Fingerspelling Animation Maker

  • Create New...